Three Questions to Answer Before You Purchase Life Insurance

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Life insurance can be an extremely important, even essential, part of your financial plan. One of
its most attractive aspects for many individuals and families is the death benefit of the policy—
the money that the insurance company pays out in the event of the insured’s death.

But navigating the life insurance landscape can be tricky—and people often make costly
mistakes. Three of the biggest we see regularly:

  • Buying too much—or too little—insurance due to a lack of understanding of their true financial needs
  • Paying for life insurance using a less-than-ideal method or executing that payment method poorly
  • Misunderstanding life insurance’s purpose and the reasons for having it

In order to make smart life insurance decisions, there are three questions you need to ask
yourself and answer.

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* Disclosure: A tax professional should be consulted on this matter.
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investing. Securities offered through Pension Professionals. Roland Gagne is a registered
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affiliated with AES Nation, LLC.


Roland Gagne
Pension Professionals
180 Pool Street, Biddeford, ME 04005
Office: (207) 282-1122